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Matt O'Connor via Inside AFT CT: Your November E-Newsletter November 4, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Union Member - here is your November, 2021 e-newsletter (with updates since early October): "Getting Out the Vote" for Fellow Union Members * Local activists and AFT Connecticut leaders on Election Day turned out in communities across the state to deliver the "labor is your neighbor" message. Click here for a sampling of the many photos shared on social media of member candidates and volunteers. Overcoming a Lagging Economic Recovery to Make Gains Our latest collective bargaining report spotlighted a victory that other local affiliate leaders “can point to” as an example of what can be achieved. Click here to learn more about the solid improvements a negotiating committee secured for fellow healthcare union members. Fighting for Fair Contracts for Faculty Members of the unions representing state employees who keep public colleges and universities running are escalating the call for respect at the bargaining table. Click here to watch and share highlights of their most recent demonstrations organized at two separate local campuses. Testifying to Save their Community Hospital Local union leaders in mid October spoke out at a state health agency's regulatory procedure on their employer’s attempt to "consolidate" acute care services. Click here for photos of their public testimony where they made the case for restoring their community hospital.

Upcoming Activities & Events November 5: ConnectiCOSH Annual Health and Safety Virtual Convention November 9: Local Union Steward's Training Webinar November 9: Second New Britain Community Conversation November 16: Local Union Treasurer's Training Webinar November 22: Online Student Debt Clinic December 7: PreK-12 Paras "Supporting LGBTQ Students" Webinar December 7: Third New Britain Community Conversation December 11: CT People's World Amistad Awards: Together We Rise for a Hopeful Future Featured Benefit AFT+: LifeStation Medical Alert System Discount Stay Informed Click here to sign-up for e-mail updates. Click here to "like" our Facebook page. Click here to follow our Twitter feed. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube channel. Click here to subscribe to our Podbean channel. * Political info; members in good standing can change their e-mail update content preferences by sending e-mail to

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